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INTENSIVE TEACHER INSTITUTE IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION AND ESL (ITI-BE) 2007-2008 GENERAL EDUCATION TEACHERS: TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (15 credits) COURSE TITLES COURSE DESCRIPTIONS Foundations, Theory and Practice of Bilingual Foundations, theory and practice of bilingual general and special education, multicultural I General and Special Education perspectives in education, including an overview of linguistics and English grammar. (3 credits) II Curriculum, Assessment and Methods of Teaching Methods, materials and assessment criteria used to teach English as a second language to English as a Second Language in General and limited English (LEP) proficient students, including those with disabilities, at the Special Education elementary and secondary levels to meet the English as a Second Language Learning (3 credits) Standards (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and assessment requirements in the state of New York. III Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in English In-depth study of the curriculum, instruction and assessment in English as a Second as a Second Language in General and Special Language (ESL) instruction of limited English proficient (LEP) students, including those Education with disabilities, to meet the ESL Learning Standards (listening, speaking, reading and (3 credits) writing) and assessment requirements in the state of New York. IV (Content Area – Level I) Fundamentals of the second language acquisition process and its impact on literacy Second Language Acquisition and Literacy development in core subject areas, including interdisciplinary practices that incorporate the Development in Core Subject Areas for Second four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English through English as a Language Learners second language (ESL) methodologies, with a focus on reading and writing in the core (3 credits) areas of Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies, as indicated in the NYS Learning Standards for grades K-12. V (Content Area – Level II) Methods, materials and assessment criteria used to teach core subject areas in English to Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language limited English proficient students, including those with disabilities. Focus should be in Core Subject Areas given to meet the language arts modalities (listening, speaking, reading and writing) for (3 credits) English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction in the content areas of Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies, as indicated in the NYS Learning Standards for grades K-12.